Classic Coquito Recipe
Traditional Puerto Rican coquito has become a holiday staple in Miami, FL over the last few years. It’s even developed a bit of a seasonal business boom!
Coquito is Spanish for small coconut. It's closer to a piña colada than eggnog.
is coquito the same as eggnog?
– Full-fat coconut milk – Cream of coconut – Evaporated milk – Sweetened condensed milk – Ground cinnamon
In a very large stockpot, combine all of the canned milks. Whisk well.
Add the ground cinnamon, salt, nutmeg and vanilla extract. Taste and adjust to your liking.
Lastly, add your bottle of rum. Once you’ve added everything and whisked well.
Strain the liquid using a large mesh strainer to get out any clumps of cinnamon or nutmeg that didn’t break down.
Refrigerate for at least 2 hours before serving. If you can refrigerate overnight, it’ll taste even better.
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